The plot in Psycho-pass takes place in the future in year 2113. Every person has "Psycho-pass" which is used to measure stress levels. If the level of stress is above normal the person get arrested and then is send in a treatment facility. That allows the capture of criminals before they break the law.
The story follows the life and job of Tsunemori Akane. At the age of twenty she gets appointed as an inspector who is responsible for an enforcer unit. The inspectors command criminals which are used for hunting other criminals or as baits. This is their chance for reabilitation, but once you are marked as a criminal by the Sibyl System your life technically ends. Most people that reach maximum levels of stress after therapy are executed.
The Sibyl System observes the life of all people in the country and measures their stress level. It even chooses their profession and way of living.
The director of the anime is Katsuyuki Motohiro and the writer is Gen Urobuchi (known with a few novels and his work on the anime Fate Zero). Its demographic genre is Seinen and its subgenres are Action, Sci-fi and Police.
Translated by Scorpion